Archival Internship

The Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, ME

The Brick Store Museum is a small history and art museum located in Kennebunk. All staff members, as well as interns, are often called on to do any number of things such as assisting with public programs, basic office work, and visitor services. All internships provide an introduction to standard museum practice and hands-on experience in museum/archive work. Interns will receive a $300 stipend at the completion of the internship. This internship will encompass how collections are stored, managed, cataloged and cared for in an archival setting. Duties will vary according to availability of projects and student interest. Projects will include any combination of processing—arrangement description, and re-housing materials—as well as cataloging archival collections into our PastPerfect database; and researching collections for visitor requests. The intern will report to the Collections Manager. Qualifications preferred: Degree or expected degree in history, archive and library science and/or museum studies. Archival experience, word processing, and database skills useful. The Museum generally requires at least 10 hours of service per week, and would be happy to work with your schedule. Should you be interested in an internship at the Brick Store Museum, please contact us via phone (207-985-4802) or via email ( Posted on: 01/27/2016